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Digestion and Enzyme

JC Science chaper 4

Digestion Breaking down of food
Physical Digestion Break down of food by mechanical means
Chemical Digestion Breakdown of food by enzymes
Mouth Carries out physical and chemical digestion
Oesophagus Moves food to the stomach
Liver Makes bile which breaks down fat
Pancreas Makes enzymes which digest food the second part of the small intestine allows the food to absorbed from the intestine into the bloodsream
Small intestine Completes the breakdown of food
Stomach Hydrochloric is an acid that softens food and kills bacteria
Large intestine Takes water back into the bloodstream
Incisors Cut and slice food
Canines Grip and tear food
Premolars Chew, crush and grind food
Molars Chew, crush and grind food
Enzymes Proteins which speed chemical reactions in the body without the enzymes beings used up.
Enzymes Substance produced by enzymes is called a product
Enzymes The substance the enzymes act on is called the substate
Enzymes Amylase acts on starch to produce a simple or reducing sugar called maltose.
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